Syria army kills '175 rebels' (9)

Tunis Afrique Presse News Agency 2014.02.27 14:55
DAMASCUS (TAP) - Syrian government forces killed 175 rebels in an ambush east of Damascus, the state-run SANA news agency reported on Wednesday. The attack took place in Eastern Ghouta. The news agency, citing a military source, said that an army unit eliminated scores of Jabhat al Nusra and "Islam battalion" rebels, mostly Saudi, Qatari and Chechen "terrorists." The army also seized the rebels' weapons,SANA added.
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